Oct
8
6:30 PM18:30

October Board meeting

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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Oct
26
6:30 AM06:30

OctoberFAST Autocross

Autocross at the West Lot.

Register online at sdbmwcca.motorsportreg.com

Onsite registration costs $20 extra and openings are NOT guaranteed.

IMPORTANT: The helmet standard has changed to require Snell 2010 or 2015 ratings. Check yours now to be sure it’s up to date as rentals are limited. All cars MUST be under a 91 dB noise level and we’ll be checking! Over 91 dB = no autocross.

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Nov
10
9:00 AM09:00

Highs and Lows Tour - November 10

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Experience the mountains and valleys of east San Diego county as we make our way through exciting twisty roads. Arrive Saturday morning at 9:00am with a full tank of gas at BMW of Escondido for coffee, donuts, and a brief driver’s meeting. Our destination will be a few hours away in the desert, where we’ll stop for a group photo before making our way to lunch. All makes and models are welcome! The only requirement: that you love driving your vehicle on the exciting back roads of San Diego.

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Nov
12
6:30 PM18:30

November Board Meeting

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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Dec
14
6:30 AM06:30

December Autocross

Autocross at the West Lot.

Register online at sdbmwcca.motorsportreg.com

Onsite registration costs $20 extra and openings are NOT guaranteed.

IMPORTANT: The helmet standard has changed to require Snell 2010 or 2015 ratings. Check yours now to be sure it’s up to date as rentals are limited. All cars MUST be under a 91 dB noise level and we’ll be checking! Over 91 dB = no autocross.

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Jan
11
6:30 AM06:30

Kickoff Autocross

Autocross at the West Lot.

Register online at sdbmwcca.motorsportreg.com

Onsite registration costs $20 extra and openings are NOT guaranteed.

IMPORTANT: The helmet standard has changed to require Snell 2010 or 2015 ratings. Check yours now to be sure it’s up to date as rentals are limited. All cars MUST be under a 91 dB noise level and we’ll be checking! Over 91 dB = no autocross.

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Jan
14
6:30 PM18:30

January Board Meeting

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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Jan
25
12:00 PM12:00

BMW Performance Center

BMW Performance Center

Special San Diego Chapter Event

January 25th, 2020 back by Popular Demand

We have a full afternoon driving THEIR M cars on THEIR tires using THEIR gas! Track Laps • Timed Autocross • Drag Race • Hot Lap Rides • Skidpad Race

Likely Models M5 • M4 • M2 • M850i • M340i (see website for confirmation)

Open to the first 100 BMW CCA members and guests

$220 includes buffet lunch and access to all 5 driving experiences


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Sep
20
to Sep 22

BMW CCA Pazifik Eskapade

Spend the weekend in BMW cars shredding tires, melting brakes, and honing your driving skills. Choose the full day Club M School or the half-day Sampler package of ultimate driving at the BMW Performance Center at Thermal. While you are driving, your family can enjoy the many sights and activities that the Coachella Valley offers.

Details and signup up are at the event website escapade.bmwcca.org

Schedule

Friday September 20

Afternoon: Arrive & check in

Evening: Meet up with friends in the Capra room, have a cocktail, split up for dinner where ever you’d like.

Saturday September 21

8:30 - 4 : Club M-School at the BMW Performance Center

Non-Drivers

Visit the art museums or the Banana Museum, hike, explore the Living Zoo, get pampered at the spa.

5:30: Cocktail Reception (Capra C)

7:00 PM Meet at Old Town La Quinta for an informal car show and mingling with friends, both old and new. Eat at any of the excellent restaurants.

Sunday September 22

8:30 - noon Half day driving event followed by lunch at the BMW Performance Center

Non-Drivers Shop, swim, relax, explore, or schedule a spa experience.

Monday September 23

Consider adding a day to your weekend just to unwind and enjoy the company of your significant other.

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September Board Meeting
Sep
10
5:30 PM17:30

September Board Meeting

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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Sunday Practice
Sep
8
6:30 AM06:30

Sunday Practice

Autocross Practice in the West Lot.

Registration at http://sdbmwcca.motorsportreg.com 

Cancelation Policy

If you’re looking to hone your advanced autocross skills or if you want to dial in your car, then join us for a morning of autocross practice at SDCCU Stadium West Lot. Make sure you have a full tank of gas and plenty of tire tread, because we’ll get a lot of laps in. This event has no instruction, so it is not suitable for novices. This event has no onsite registration. Our timing system will be running, but times will not be recorded and no trophies will be awarded as this is not a competitive event.

Note that lunch will not be served as this is a half-day event.

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Karting at K1 - August 17
Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Karting at K1 - August 17

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Join the club for some exciting laps down by East Village and the Gaslamp Quarter at K1 Speed's indoor circuit. Gain some bragging rights over your fellow club members and friends in these 20hp electric karts capable of hitting speeds of up to 45mph. Meet at K1 Speed San Diego at 10am for a couple hours of racing and then you'll have another chance to brag about your racing skills over a burger and beer at the Attitude Brewery nearby.

Please wear close-toed shoes and if you have a helmet, feel free to bring it otherwise you can just use the K1 Speed provided ones.

Please RSVP to the Facebook event if you're ready to compete! Thank you to fellow club member Tyler Johnson for organizing this event. Hope to see you there!

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August Board Meeting
Aug
13
5:30 PM17:30

August Board Meeting

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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August Autocross
Aug
3
6:30 AM06:30

August Autocross

Autocross at the SE Lot.

Register online at sdbmwcca.motorsportreg.com

Onsite registration costs $20 extra and openings are NOT guaranteed.

IMPORTANT: The helmet standard has changed to require Snell 2010 or 2015 ratings. Check yours now to be sure it’s up to date as rentals are limited. All cars MUST be under a 91 dB noise level and we’ll be checking! Over 91 dB = no autocross.

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Jul
21
9:00 AM09:00

Two County Tour

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Come join us for what should be an amazing drive across county borders. We’ll be starting at the Target in the Westfield North County mall, 280 E Via Rancho Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025 . From there, we’ll make our way inland on some of the most beautiful, and twisty, San Diego County roads. After a quick pit stop at Dudley’s, we’ll make our way to Palomar before eventually crossing into Riverside County where our destination awaits. But you won’t want to leave just yet...stay to visit Boris Said’s new dealership in Murrieta where we’ll enjoy lunch and a chat with the man himself!

We hope you join us for this memorable and safe driving event. Please arrive at 9am for a mandatory driver’s meeting at around 9:30am in the parking lot outside the Target in Westfield North County with a vehicle in good operating condition, a full tank, and safe driving manners in what will be an epic two county tour!

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July Board Meeting
Jul
9
5:30 PM17:30

July Board Meeting

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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Jun
30
9:00 AM09:00

Jack Cavanaugh Memorial Car Show, Clean Car Contest & Charity Auction

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The 2019 Jack Cavanaugh Memorial Car Show, Clean Car Contest & Charity Auction

Shine up your car and join us down on the Bay at Spanish Landing Park, at the West End on the Green across from the San Diego Airport. Compete for trophies or just display your ride. View some beautiful, unique cars and participate in a large charity auction of various BMW items, primarily provided by BMW of Escondido.

Register at event – $10.00. All BMW’s & Mini’s – judged & displayed Judging starts at about 11:00 a.m. CLASSES: Clean (interior, exterior & trunk) Super Clean (all of the above plus engine) Masters (any previous 1st Place – Super Clean judging)

Brats and soft drinks will be available for purchase. INFO: Dennis Damon, 760-598-8770, ddnomad@msn.com

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE UNITED OSTOMY ASSOCIATION

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Rug Cunningham Memorial Runoff Autocross
Jun
29
7:00 AM07:00

Rug Cunningham Memorial Runoff Autocross

Online registration is $70 at http://sdbmwcca.motorsportreg.com. Onsite registraiton is $20 extra and spots are not guaranteed.

Eleven drivers will qualify for our 2018 Runoff by winning their car classes. The winner of the Runoff will get his or her name on the perpetual trophy and will receive a personal trophy to display with pride.

Our format includes one practice session for all drivers, followed by three timed runs to determine trophies for each class. The first-place winner of each car class earns a runoff position in the afternoon. As all other drivers continue to enjoy fun runs in the afternoon, each runoff contender will drive the same “mystery” car. The driver with the best time will be crowned our 2019 Runoff Champion. Will it be you?

IMPORTANT: --Helmets must be Snell 2010 or 2015 rated. --All cars MUST be under a 91 dB noise level and we’ll be checking! Over 91 dB = no autocross.

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Jun
19
5:30 PM17:30

New BMW Intro Night at BMW of Escondido

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Since BMW has recently introduced a blizzard of new and exciting models, our friends at BMW of Escondido have invited us to sample them in person. Our evening will include test drives, BMW Technicians to explain the new engines, and BMW Geniuses to review the new technology features. Food and beverages will be provided, and their Showroom will be an open house to see all of the latest BMW products. It’s also a great time to socialize with your Club friends!

We will get to learn about and sample:

  • G20 330i and M340i

  • Z4 3.0i

  • X5

  • X7

  • M850i

Our informal evening starts at 5:30 and continues until 8:30. Join us for a great time at:

BMW of Escondido (showroom location) 1557 Auto Park Way, Escondido

Please RSVP to sd-events@sdbmwcca.com to help them provide enough food for our Club

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Meet and Greet at Second Chance Beer Co.
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

Meet and Greet at Second Chance Beer Co.

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Come join us on Thursday June 13th at Second Chance Beer Co.’s Carmel Mountain location for some tasty craft beer and a tour of the brewery. We will be meeting at 6pm. Your first house beer with be $5 and around 6:30pm we will start the tour. The tour will be limited to 10 people. But don’t worry, if we have more people they will hold a second tour for us! Also, there is always a food truck in attendance, so come hungry!

We look forward to seeing you all there

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June Board meeting
Jun
11
5:45 PM17:45

June Board meeting

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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34th Huntington Beach Concours
Jun
2
9:00 AM09:00

34th Huntington Beach Concours

The 34th annual Huntington Beach Concours this year will be held on Sunday June 2nd. Last year the LA Chapter of the BMW CCA joined us and we set a record with 49 BMWs and we were the largest marque at this event for the first time! I hope we can achieve an even larger turnout this year. No need to be judged, most BMWs are Display only although Street (Clean) and Concours (Super Clean) judged categories are available. Mark your calendars now, registration is open and we encourage owners to sign up early. After registering, use the PayPal link to pay please. We also make sure that everyone’s cars are displayed prominently.

Register on-line here:

http://www.hbconcours.org/entry-forms/

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Overnight Drive
Jun
1
to Jun 2

Overnight Drive

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Join us on Saturday June 1 and 2 for a weekend of scenic driving through state and national parks!  We will drive over 350 miles over two days with an overnight stop in lovely Palm Springs. On Sunday, we will drive up, over and thru the San Jacinto Mountains on our way back home.  We will leave early enough Sunday morning to get home around lunch time. 

Saturday we will meet at Target (2911 Jamacha Road, El Cajon, CA 92019) at noon. At 12:30, I will give a brief overview of the day's drive and will hand out directions.

Sunday we will drive through the mountains back home. The reverse of the past two years, we will drive up from Banning thru Idyllwild and Mountain Center, continue thru Anza and Warner Springs.

For lodging, it is up to you to make your own arrangements. The main hotel will be the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Cathedral City, 36101 Date Palm Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234.  Reservations can be made through their website or Hotels.com. There is no group code or reservation number. If rooms are unavailable, please look for nearby hotels.  

Please signup online to reserve your spot, the link is:  http://msreg.com/SDBMWPSOD

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Bimmerfest 2019
May
25
to May 26

Bimmerfest 2019

Bimmerfest 2019 California is the biggest BMW car show in the country featuring two days of action for BMW enthusiasts. Activities include:

* Battle of the Bimmers * Bimmerfest Track Days * Featured Car Corral * Heritage Corral * AutoCross * Dyno Runs * Parade Lap on Track * Food Truck Festival and Biergarten * Vendor Alley with 70+ BMW Related Companies

Entry: Bimmerfest West 2019 is $30 per car for exhibition parking within the stadium or $20 per car for general admission. (Purchased On-Site)

*NEW THIS YEAR* 2-day entry exhibitor pass per car for $45 plus free Parade Lap (savings of $15 for entry plus $20 for Parade Lap). Total savings of $35!

2-day entry general admission per car for $30. Total savings of $10.

As always, passengers enter for free, so bring your partner, your kids, your parents, your buds, and your pets so that everyone can enjoy the show.

Date/Time: May 25-26 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA

More details at https://www.bimmerfest.com/bmw-events/Bimmerfest-2019/

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BMW Corral at Encinitas Classic Car Night
May
16
5:30 PM17:30

BMW Corral at Encinitas Classic Car Night

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Bring your classic or modern BMW to the Classic Car Night in Encinitas. Charlie’s Foreign Car has a dedicated corral to show off your shining beauty. Bring family and friends and enjoy the evening socializing with club members and walking the streets of Encinitas, where hundreds of classic cars of all makes and models line the streets. Charlie’s has graciously offered to provide tacos and wine tasting to BMW CCA members!

We need at least 20 BMWs to ensure we get the corral each year, so encourage your BMW friends to participate! Event starts at 5:30pm, but for prime parking in the corral, please arrive any time after 4:30pm.

Charlie’s Foreign Car 751 2nd Street, Encinitas, CA 92024

General Event Info: https://encinitas101.com/event/encinitas-cruise-night-may/

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May Board meeting
May
14
5:45 PM17:45

May Board meeting

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The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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Advanced Autocross Practice
May
11
7:10 AM07:10

Advanced Autocross Practice

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Registration is open at http://sdbmwcca.motorsportreg.com

Cancelation Policy

If you’re looking to hone your advanced autocross skills or if you want to dial in your car, then join us for a morning of autocross practice at SDCCU Stadium West Lot. Make sure you have a full tank of gas and plenty of tire tread, because we’ll get a lot of laps in. We will have a few advanced autocross instructors available to help. Our timing system will be running, but times will not be recorded and trophies will not be awarded as this is not a competitive event.

Note that lunch will not be served as this is a half-day event.

Also note that this event caters to our more experienced drivers, and instruction will be limited in availability. Novices are encouraged to check out our Car Control Clinic, also scheduled for May 11, which will have a full instructor corps available and which runs the same course later in the day.

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Car Control Clinic
May
11
7:00 AM07:00

Car Control Clinic

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Registration is open at sdbmwcca.motorsportreg.com

Cancelation Policy

Join us at SDCCU Stadium West Lot to improve your driving skills, increase your confidence, and experience your car’s capabilities in a fun, safe and stress-free environment. Through our classroom sessions, car-control exercises and autocross practice, you will learn skills and techniques that will be applicable to real-world driving situations. Our classroom instructor will discuss proper hand, mirror and seating positions, looking ahead, cornering techniques, oversteer and understeer, accident avoidance and much more. Our experienced driving instructors will help you master the car control exercises which will include a simulated emergency lane change, a slalom, a decreasing-radius corner, and threshold braking. In the afternoon, we’ll do all the exercises in succession during the autocross practice.

This clinic is geared toward drivers who have not had prior performance-driving experience. Experienced autocrossers should check out our Open Practice, also scheduled for May 11. Register for one event ONLY on May 11.

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Meet and Greet with BMW Team RLL at Long Beach
Apr
13
10:30 AM10:30

Meet and Greet with BMW Team RLL at Long Beach

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We will meet drivers and the team at the BMW RLL paddock Saturday. Time is TBD, please RSVP for the event at sd-events@sdbmwcca.com and will will provide you information on when and where to meet. Please include your name and member number in your email.

There is no charge for the meet and greet, but you must purchase tickets for the Acura GP to be able to get access to the paddock. We don’t have a group purchase this time, tickets can be purchased online at https://gplb.com/ticket-prices/

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April Board meeting
Apr
9
5:45 PM17:45

April Board meeting

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The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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330 Autocross - West Lot
Mar
30
7:00 AM07:00

330 Autocross - West Lot

Autocross at the West Lot.

Onsite registration costs $20 extra and openings are NOT guaranteed.

IMPORTANT: The helmet standard has changed to require Snell 2010 or 2015 ratings. Check yours now to be sure it’s up to date as rentals are limited. All cars MUST be under a 91 dB noise level and we’ll be checking! Over 91 dB = no autocross.

Register will be online at MSR; check back for the registration link.

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Buttonwillow Driving School/Race School/Time Trial
Mar
23
to Mar 24

Buttonwillow Driving School/Race School/Time Trial

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The San Diego BMW Car Club is now in its 30th year of putting on driving schools! We are hosting a driving event at Buttonwillow March 23rd and 24th. Come out to join us for the fun!

Sign up here: http://msreg.com/BMWSD

We are offering the same great driving school program that you are familiar with. Our event last year was extremely successful so we are offering the same spicy program again.

Some of the highlights include:

Novice and intermediate groups with in-car instruction.
A-Solo group that runs with instructors.
Advanced data coaching option for A-Solo and Time Trial.
Race licensing school (super fun even if you don't want to race!).
Time trial group (maybe a little competition with your friends?).
Returning student discount

Fees go up on February 22nd and last year's event sold out so register early and tell your friends!

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March Board meeting
Mar
12
5:45 PM17:45

March Board meeting

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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Roads of March Driving Tour
Mar
3
9:00 AM09:00

Roads of March Driving Tour

Join us for a drive through the south eastern part of San Diego's back country. After the lunch stop, you can choose from multiple destinations to explore on your own, such as mountains, trains, desert, or casinos.

**All participants must sign a liability waiver, which can be reviewed here: https://www.sdbmwcca.com/forms/

Meet Time: 9:15 a.m. Arrive with a full tank of gas. Find us in the parking lot near the Target store in Rancho San Diego Towne Center.

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February Board meeting
Feb
12
5:45 PM17:45

February Board meeting

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM.

The Meeting will be held at Filippi's Pizza Kearny Mesa, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123.

Members and guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Food is served around 5:45, come by socialize with fellow BMW enthusiasts.

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